Esther Lee and Gary Jackson - Lindsay J. Cropper Memorial Writers Series
Date and Time
Friday, February 21, 2014 at 7 p.m.
Manchester Hall, Manchester Auditorium
About Esther Lee
Esther Lee is the author of Spit, winner of the Elixir Press Poetry Prize, and her chapbook, The Blank Missives. Her poems and articles have appeared in Ploughshares, Verse Daily, Hyphen and elsewhere. A Kundiman fellow, she has a PhD in Creative Writing / Literature from the University of Utah. She is an assistant professor of creative writing at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Ga.
About Gary Jackson
Born and raised in Topeka, Kan., Gary Jackson is the author of the poetry collection Missing You, Metropolis, which received the 2009 Cave Canem Poetry Prize. His poems have appeared in Callaloo, Tin House, The Laurel Review, The Normal School, Tuesday and elsewhere. He’s also published in Shattered: The Asian-American Comics Anthology, and is the recipient of both a Cave Canem and Bread Loaf fellowship. Jackson currently teaches as an Assistant Professor at the College of Charleston in Charleston, SC, and at the low-residency MFA program at Murray State University in Murray, Ky.
Department of English